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2015-16 Snow Report

April 24, 2016
Norfolk Southern Train 12R passes through the snow on January 26, 2016

This past season got off to a slow start with only a trace of snow in December. The first measurable snowfall did not occur until January 12th. The snowfall did pick up and we ended up with a good 43 inch total for the season here in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northern Virginia. Here…

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Shoveling a Gravel Driveway

February 12, 2016
A Shoveled Gravel Driveway

This past Tuesday, we picked up 3.25 inches of snow here in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northern Virginia. Instead of shoveling the whole driveway, I shoveled tracks approximately 57″ from center to center to align with our vehicles. I suppose with a paved driveway, the center could melt and refreeze on the cleared tracks,…

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Rolling in the Snow

January 27, 2015
Rolling in the Snow

The snow last night and this morning brought the storm total to 4 inches here on top of what was left from the previous snow. Sledding is fun, but today my girls enjoyed rolling down the hill in the snow. Pictures Video

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More Fun in the Snow

January 26, 2015
The Snowcovered Appalachian Trail

The girls got to play in the snow again today thanks to 2.75 inches that fell. A bit more is possible in Virginia this evening as the storm intensifies before delivering blizzard conditions to the Northeast. I must be getting old because I’m glad we’re not getting that much! Kristy took the girls out again…

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Snow, Ice, and Finally Some Sun

January 24, 2015
The Appalachian Trail

Last night, we picked up an inch of snow followed by freezing rain overnight. Today it snowed another quarter inch before finally getting sunny mid-afternoon. Here are a few pictures I took during a hike with my oldest daughter.

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A Little Hike in A Little Snow

January 21, 2015
A Little Hike in A Little Snow

Kristy took the girls on a short hike on the Appalachian Trail this afternoon after an Alberta Clipper brought 1.5″ of snow to our location in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northern Va. More Snow in the Forecast The Capital Weather Gang describes a couple more snow chances in the coming days, a Nor’Easter on…

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